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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Harris, Isham Green 1818-1897 (search)
Harris, Isham Green 1818-1897 Legislator; born at Tullahoma, Tenn., Feb. 10, 1818; was elected to Congress in 1848; governor of Tennessee in 1857, 1859, and 1861; served in the Confederate army throughout the Civil War in various capacities, usually as volunteer aide on the staff. At the conclusion of the war he emigrated to Mexico and subsequently to England, but returned to Tennessee in 1867. He was elected United States Senator in 1877, 1883, 1889, and 1895. He died in Washington, D. C., July 8, 1897.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Tennessee, (search)
C. JonesAssumes officeOct., 1841 Aaron V. BrownAssumes officeOct., 1845 Neil S. BrownAssumes officeOct., 1847 William TrousdaleAssumes officeOct., 1849 William B. CampbellAssumes officeOct., 1851 Andrew JohnsonAssumes officeOct., 1853 Isham G. HarrisAssumes officeOct., 1857 Andrew JohnsonAssumes officeprov. March 12, 1861 W. G. BrownlowAssumes officeApril, 1865 DeWitt C. SenterAssumes officeOct., 1869 John C. BrownAssumes officeOct., 1871 James D. Porter, JrAssumes officeJan., 187538th Congresses vacant. David T. Patterson39th to 41st1866 to 1869 Joseph S. Fowler39th to 42d1866 to 1871 William G. Brownlow41st to 44th1869 to 1875 Henry Cooper42d to 45th1871 to 1877 Andrew Johnson44th1875 David McKendree Keyto1875 to 1877 James E. Bailey44th to 47th1877 to 1881 Isham G. Harris45th to 54th1877 to 1897 Howell E. Jackson47th to 49th1881 to 1886 Washington C. Whitthorne49th to 50th1886 to 1888 William B. Bate50th to ——1888 to —— Thomas B. Turley54th to —
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tennessee, (search)
27, 1857 Southern commercial convention at. Knoxville, by vote of 64 to 27, recommends abrogation of the eighth article of the Ashburton treaty, which requires the United States to keep a naval force on the coast of Africa......Aug. 10, 1857 Constitutional Union Convention at Baltimore, Md., nominates John Bell, of Tennessee, for President......May 9, 1860 Call for a State convention at Nashville, to consider secession, is defeated by a vote of the people......Feb. 9, 1861 Gov. Isham G. Harris replies to President Lincoln's call for troops, Tennessee will not furnish a single man for coercion, but 50,000, if necessary, for the defence of our rights, or those of our Southern brothers ......April 18, 1861 Governor Harris orders the seizure of $75,000 worth of Tennessee bonds and $5,000 in cash belonging to the United States government, in possession of the collector at Nashville......April 29, 1861 Majority vote of the State favors a declaration of independence for Te